Beauty Review: The red carpet facial
Want to glow like a celebrity at your next big event? Ahlan! found the perfect quick fix solution
Ever wanted to look red carpet ready for a big event? You know, you might want to look your best, because you know you’re going to bump into THAT ex at your best friend’s wedding. Even better, it might be YOUR wedding. Whatever the case, who doesn’t want glowing, healthy skin? The new red carpet facial at Dubai’s Junqueira Medical Clinic is the answer, especially if you want instant results.
WHAT IS IT?
It’s an all-in-one treatment that uses microneedling to lightly inject a mixture of vitamins (A, B, C, you name it, it’s in there), amino acids and a tiny bit of Botox into the face. It’s like a bunch of different facials and procedures all in one go. Depending on the state of your skin, the doctor is able to add even more ingredients to suit your needs. Junqueira Medical Clinic’s Dr Liga explains: “If your skin is puffy, we can add enzymes, while hyaluronic acid (a type of temporary dermal filler) will hydrate and boost dry skin.”
IS IT PAINFUL?
In short, no. But your skin will be red and inflamed straight afterwards, but only for a few hours. Dr. Liga suggests doing the red carpet facial two to three days prior to your big event, for optimum results.
WHAT ARE THE RESULTS?
I’m told my skin will look less oily, less red, less shine, fresher, more hydrated and, well, younger. That’s A LOT for one facial.
DOES IT REALLY WORK?
After only two days, I noticed an immense difference. In fact, it was during a sweaty gym session that I looked in the mirror, saw my reflection, and almost dropped a kettlebell on my foot. “Look at my face, I look immaculate!” I screamed at my trainer. Instead of the usual red, flustered and sweaty gym face, I looked ready for a photo shoot. So, to cut a long story short, it certainly does work wonders.
INFO: The red carpet facial costs Dhs2,000 from Junqueira Medical Clinic